Author: Morenike Adebayo

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Beauty Ogere Siasia, the 76 year-old mother of former Super Eagles striker and Coach, Samson Siasia has been kidnapped again, the second time in four years. Multiple sources including The Nation reported that the woman was taken away by unidentified armed men, on Monday morning at about 2 am. One report said she was taken […]

Zambian President Edgar Lungu has sacked Finance Minister Margaret Mwanakatwe, his office said in a statement on Monday. Bwalya Ng’andu, central bank deputy governor, will take over as finance minister, the statement stated. However, the statement did not give any reasons why she was sacked. The Zambian leader, however, thanked the sacked finance minister on […]

The leadership of Christian Association of Nigeria, CAN, on Sunday visited Commonwealth of Zion Assembly, COZA Abuja chapter. The leader of CAN North central, Israel Akanji, and FCT Chapter, Jonah Samson were present and honored in COZA following allegation rape by celebrity photographer, Busola Dakolo. Akanji, speaking during the service, said he was impressed and […]

Former Vice-President Atiku Abubakar has condemned President Muhammadu’s approach in superintending the security of Nigerians by equating it with ‘all talk and no action’. In a series of tweets and Facebook post on Monday, Atiku recalled in nostalgia the calm and security that pervaded the country decades ago, in his growing up years. “We did […]

Former President Olusegun Obasanjo has written another letter to President Muhammadu Buhari, warning that the “nation is at the precipice, dangerously reaching the tipping point Obasanjo in the letter expressed worry over incessant killings across Nigeria. According to him, the issue of killings can no longer be ignored or treated with nonchalance. He said it […]

The Presidency has asked the Peoples Democratic Party (PDP) not to drag it into their current “smear campaign” against the President of the Court of Appeal, Justice Zainab Bulkachuwa. In a statement on Sunday, the Presidency debunked all claims that an agency of the government, the Department of State Services, DSS, had indicted the President […]

Chris Hughton has been sacked by Brighton and Hove Albion. Brighton finished the season 17th, one place and just two points above the relegation zone, having had their safety confirmed a week ago, when Cardiff lost to Crystal Palace. They were beaten 4-1 by title-winners Manchester City on Sunday. Hughton was appointed Brighton manager in December […]

Champions Lobi Stars beat Rangers one-nil in their Nigeria Professional Football League matchday-nineteen fixture at the Aper Aku Stadium, Makurdi. Solomon Kwambe scored the winning goal for Lobi Stars in first half stoppage time. Enyimba dropped to third position in the table after they were held to a 1-1 draw at home by Wikki Tourists. […]

Swedish prosecutors have reopened an investigation into a rape allegation made against Wikileaks co-founder Julian Assange in 2010. The inquiry has been revived at the request of the alleged victim’s lawyer. Assange, who denies the charges, has avoided extradition to Sweden for seven years after seeking refuge at the Ecuadorean embassy in London in 2012. […]

Thousands of supporters of South Africa’s African National Congress (ANC) took to the streets of downtown Johannesburg on Sunday to celebrate their victory in last week’s election despite a lower share of the vote. The ANC won fifty seven point five percent of the parliamentary vote and retained power in eight of nine provinces in […]

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